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Kansas Newspaper Clippings Collection

Energy & Natural Resources

2010 - June through December

The State Library of Kansas' Legislative Reference Section maintains a collection of clipped newspaper articles on topics relating to subjects pertinent to issues in Kansas state government. Below is a listing of clipped articles taken from several different newspapers relating to ENERGY & NATURAL RESOURCES, June through December, 2010.

The Clippings books are available for use in the library. You may photocopy articles from the books. If you have questions regarding this collection please feel free to contact State Library staff. Contact information is found at the top and bottom of this page.

The Clippings List is generally arranged chronologically through the year.

Each article cited contains the following information:

Author of article (if any is present)
Title of Article
Newspaper title and date of issue


Steve Everly
'Hot fuel' lawsuits now class actions
Kansas City Star, 6/3/2010

Pablo Candia
Dollars and sense
Dodge City Daily Globe, 6/4/2010

Associated Press
State lags in its wind potential, expert says-She explains that dated infrastructure inhibits the transmission distances
Hutchinson News, 6/13/2010 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
KCPL rate request frowned on
Wichita Eagle, 6/18/2010 [Newsbank article]

Dion Lefler
As residents of contaminated Treece await federal bailouts, they brace for a hard goodbye -To leave for the last time
Wichita Eagle, 6/21/2010

Tim Carpenter
KDHE seeks input on coal plant
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/4/2010

John Green
Utility Hills Energy plan seeks to cover costs of new efficiency programs
Hutchinson News, 7/8/2010 [Newsbank article]

Utility rates likely to rise with energy efficiency plans
Lawrence Journal World, 7/11/2010

Tim Carpenter
KDHE fires up coal debate
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/2/2010

Associated Press
KDHE receives more input on coal-fired power plant
Hutchinson News, 8/4/2010 [Newsbank article]

Proposed Kansas coal-fired plant supported in home county
Kansas City Star, 8/6/2010 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Sw. Kansans back new coal plant
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/6/2010

Sunflower chief likes coal plant chances
Lawrence Journal World, 8/8/2010

Tim Carpenter
Oil, gas industry: It's not our fault
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/24/2010

Steve Everly
KCP&L faulted for mismanagement in power plant project
Kansas City Star, 9/8/2010 [Newsbank article]

KCP&L rate requests deserve close scrutiny from Kansas regulators
Kansas City Star, 9/11/2010 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Sunflower coal plant set to get permit by end of the year
Lawrence Journal World, 9/16/2010

John Hanna
Coal permit on track to beat new rules--Sunflower had worried that new regulations would affect process for plant
Hutchinson News, 9/17/2010 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Parkinson: Not pressuring KDHE
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/23/2010

John Hanna
Power struggle: Critics of Kan. coal plant want EPA to intervene
Hutchinson News, 9/23/2010 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Kansas taking more comments on coal-fired plant
Hutchinson News, 9/23/2010 [Newsbank article]

Christine Metz
Westar proposal may energize loan program
Lawrence Journal World, 9/27/2010

Angela Deines
Net metering law in play
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/14/2010

Scott Rothschild
Dozens voice concerns at final coal plant hearing
Lawrence Journal World, 10/25/2010

Tim Carpenter
KDHE wraps Sunflower hearings
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/25/2010

Tim Carpenter
Parkinson clears air on coal plant
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/8/2010

John Green
Rise in estimate of project defended
Hutchinson News, 11/14/2010 [Newsbank article]

John Green
Costs travel down the line-Approval process for transmission project eyed amid soaring figures
Hutchinson News, 11/14/2010 [Newsbank article]

Chad Lawhorn
Lawrence city auditor 'confident' Westar Energy overcharging customers for private area lights
Lawrence Journal World, 11/22/2010

Steve Everly
KCP&L gets a rate increase on Kansas side
Kansas City Star, 11/22/2010 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
KCP&L customers to see hike
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/23/2010

Karen Dillon
Coal plant permit expected by Dec. 31
Wichita Eagle, 12/14/2010

John Green
Westar announces wind energy deal
Hutchinson News, 12/15/2010 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
KDHE issues air quality permit for coal-burning power plant near Holcomb
Lawrence Journal World, 12/17/2010



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Topeka, KS 66612

Kim Harp
Legislative Reference Librarian
Email: kim.harp@library.ks.gov

Cindy Roupe
Director of Public Services
Email: cindy.roupe@library.ks.gov

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